Women in International Law Network

The Olive Schill Society

Joanne Neenan, International Lawyer and Diplomat with the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), kindly shared with WILNET some insights into government careers in international law.

Joanne details what being an international lawyer in a busy government department entails, while also reflecting more generally on the current most pressing challenges that women working in the field face. She concludes with some essential guidance for those who might be interested in pursuing a career in international law and diplomacy with the UK’s Government Legal Service, and with the FCO Legal Directorate.

Listen to the full interview below.

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